Laois Sport

The Harps erase last year’s memories with hard earned victory

Laois Shopping Centre Minor ‘A’ Hurling Championship Final The Harps 3-13 Abbeyleix Gaels 1-11 By Pat Delaney PLAYED in difficult conditions the Harps under-17 hurlers swept to a hard earned victory over their neighbours Abbeyleix Gaels in what proved to...

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Rosenallis ease into their first final

Laois Shopping Centre Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship s/f Rosenallis 3-15 Colt 0-9 By Pat Delaney WHEN they met in the...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 2:41am Read More

Champions surrender to dramatic injury time King goal

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship s/f Rathdowney/Errill 1-15 Camross 0-17 By Pat Delaney THEIR last semi-final meeting ended in...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 2:40am Read More

Sharpshooting Scully ends Clough/Ballacolla ambitions again

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship s/f Borris/Kilcotton 0-25 Clough/Ballacolla 1-15 By Pat Delaney FOR the third year in succession...

Wednesday, 09/10/19 - 2:38am Read More

The Harps U/14s make it two in a row

Laois Camogie Under-14 Final The Harps 7-3 St Brigid’s 5-2 THE Harps and St Brigid’s provided spectators with a nail-biting...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 12:18pm Read More

Portlaoise get season off to the perfect start

Hockey – Leinster Ladies Division 9 League Portlaoise 2 UCD 1 PORTLAOISE Ladies Hockey Club got their 2019/2020 Ladies Division...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 12:17pm Read More

Connacht debut for Sean when replacing his brother

By Denis J. Croke FRIDAY night was a very special one for former Portlaoise player Sean Masterson who made his...

Tuesday, 08/10/19 - 12:15pm Read More

Scully makes light of the conditions to lead Borris/Kilcotton to the semis

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship q/f Borris/Kilcotton 3-17 Ballinakill 0-13 By Denis J. Croke GIVEN that this was the...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 2:22am Read More

Champions looked shaky but reach another semi-final

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Hurling Championship q/f Camross 0-23 Castletown 2-13 By Pat Delaney THE semi-final line up has a...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 2:21am Read More

Rosenallis cruise past Mountrath to a last four place

Laois Shopping Centre Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship q/f Rosenallis 3-19 St Fintan’s Mountrath 0-6 By Denis J. Croke THERE was...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 2:19am Read More

National Sport

Higgins, Selby and Murphy progress to second round of Northern Ireland Open

By Press Association John Higgins, Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy safely reached the second round of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. World number five Higgins beat Chinese teenager Chang Bingyu 4-2, sixth-ranked Selby overcame Xu Si, also of China,...

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Groin injury rules Aaron Connolly out of November matches

Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark due to injury. The Brighton...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Robbie Henshaw returns to Leinster training ahead of European opener

Robbie Henshaw will return to Leinster training this week ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup opener with Benetton. The centre...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Aaron Connolly off injured for Brighton before big week for Republic of Ireland

Aaron Connolly was taken off with a groin injury on club duty ahead of a big week for the Republic...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 8:25pm Read More

McCarthy hits out at Derby over Keogh sacking

By Steve Neville Mick McCarthy has hit out at Derby’s termination of Richard Keogh’s contract. The Ireland manager was speaking...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 8:30am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More